Two words or one? Words you might be misusing
Is it 'in tact' or 'intact'? And do you really have the meaning right? It's a maze of sound-alikes to amaze you.
In a recent email, an acquaintance let me know that a piece of news had taken so-and-so "a back." I consider that an "a front" to the English language. A lass, the writer was a miss. (Except he was male.) A common problem these days is that people write what they think they've heard without checking a reliable source—let's say, oh, I don't know, maybe a dictionary —to verify or correct their verbal suppositions. So, rather than dear old so-and-so's being t read more...
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